Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Salary

The average pay for an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician is $48,455 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$35,381 - $66,828
(Median)
$35K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,455
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$14.46 - $27.52
(Median)
$14
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,381 - $66,828  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,018 - $67,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.46 - $27.52  
   
Overtime
$21.35 - $42.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,064  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,018 - $67,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Job Description for Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician

Environmental health and safety (EHS) technicians are responsible for collecting, delivering, preparing, and transferring many types of chemicals and other sensitive/hazardous materials around job sites. They are also in charge of conducting inspections to ensure that all equipment and processes meet business and regulatory requirements. Additionally, these professionals make sure the supply of chemicals and materials is maintained, train other employees in all regulatory processes, and make sure that all employees are following guidelines. This is generally a full-time position that requires some travel. EHS technicians also need to be able to occasionally lift heavy objects and work in confined spaces.

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Tasks

  • Educate, monitor, and train personnel in safe work procedures.
  • Develop and disseminate manuals and documentation around health and safety.
  • Follow procedures to monitor health and safety at designated locations, such as ergonomics, air quality, and waste disposal.
  • Know, apply, and document state, OSHA, and federal regulations, and identify problems and suggest remedies.

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What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician?

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician in Trinidad:
Pros: The opportunity to learn about new technology in waste treatment. The opportunity to experiment, develop and improve existing treatment methods.

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Experience Affects Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%



National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Technician Salaries

Safety Compliance
up arrow 4%

OSHA Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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